Research Associate

  • Type: VMS
  • Job #38628

Our Client, a global, science-led biopharmaceutical business is seeking a Research Associate to join their growing team. This is a great opportunity to work at a household name, get industry’s best training, and work with state-of-the-art equipment, systems, and products.


Division: Process Scale-up, Manufacturing Sciences Location MD, Gaithersburg


Job Description: The Process Scale-up Research Associate will support the R&D Manufacturing Sciences department will focus on the following areas:

  • Scale up, technology transfer, and facility fit assessment of clinical and commercial processes.
  • Preparing, media and buffers as well as ordering raw materials, tracking, and maintaining inventory.
  • Supporting toxicology studies, process lock, and early / late-stage development
  • Supporting the upstream and downstream labs.



Position Requirements

  • Operating balances, filtration equipment, use of aseptic techniques, water systems, peristaltic pumps, laminar flow hoods, pH meters, conductivity meters, etc.
  • Preparation of reagents, stock solutions, and buffers. Order, track and maintain chemical and lab supply inventory and work with vendors as needed.


  • This position requires a high school diploma, associate’s Degree (science-related field, preferred), or equivalent with 1 to 5 years of lab operations experience.
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